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IRELAND: Tuam babies campaigner Catherine Corless has hit out at the Government for focusing “on cost” rather than committing to a full forensic excavation, exhumation, and DNA testing of the remains at the Tuam site.
IRELAND: 'Unspeakable cruelty': Man jailed for shooting horses and dog.
IRELAND: Ireland's highest court is expected to deliver judgment on a landmark case on the rights of the unborn later today.
IRELAND: Cadaver dogs which have been used in searches for the ‘Disappeared’ in the North have been deployed as part of the massive Tina Satchwell search operation.
VIEWS: Two whistleblowers, one story, but very different versions to the point of being irreconcilable, writes Michael Clifford.
BUSINESS: International Paper (IP) would need to offer a knockup price for Smurfit Kappa of as much as €10bn and the share price could be in line for a further significant surge.
SPORT: I couldn’t help but think how, with the vast majority of the country covered in a thick blanket of snow over the entire weekend that perhaps Ireland’s Six Nations title aspirations are written in the stars, writes Donal Lenihan.
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CULTURE: As an inspirational teacher, actor and producer, few people have had such a beneficial effect on Cork theatre as the late Dan Donovan writes Jo Kerrigan.
FEATURES: No, virgins don’t have an ‘intact’ hymen — that’s just one of the ‘facts’ set straight by two young doctors who’ve set out to educate women, writes Helen Rumbelow.
SHOWBIZ: A suspected Oscar thief is due in court charged with stealing Frances McDormand’s award from an after-party.
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